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Blampied Receives Top Psychology Award

Tuesday, 6 September 2022, 10:14 am | New Zealand Psychological Society

Work spanning from treating infant sleep disorders to how surfing could help prevent young people from heading toward criminal lives, has seen one of New Zealand’s top academics receive a prestigious psychology award. Emeritus Professor Neville ... More >>

Psychologists Hailed In Queen’s Birthday Honours

Tuesday, 8 June 2021, 1:09 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

Two executive members of the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) have received honours in the Queen’s Birthday list announced at the weekend. Professor Angus Hikairo Macfarlane, a kaihautu or Senior Advisor on the Society’s Executive, was ... More >>

Psychologists Offer Free Tips To Help Our Communities Flourish

Monday, 3 May 2021, 10:51 am | New Zealand Psychological Society

Improving sleep, using phone apps to manage health conditions, and navigating our complex health system – these are some of the many free lunchtime webinar topics being offered in Psychology Week May 10-16. “From the comfort of their home or ... More >>

NZ Psychologists Mourn Loss Of Renowned Fellow, Teacher And Political Scientist Prof Jim Flynn

Wednesday, 16 December 2020, 9:27 am | New Zealand Psychological Society

New Zealand psychologists are mourning the loss of the internationally-renowned academic and expert on intelligence, University of Otago Emeritus Professor Jim Flynn, who died this week aged 86. New Zealand Psychological Society ( NZPsS) director of ... More >>

Psychologists Prepared To Manage COVID-19 Threats To NZ Society’s Well-being

Wednesday, 2 September 2020, 11:09 am | New Zealand Psychological Society

Finding innovative ways to deliver psychological support to New Zealanders during the COVID-19 pandemic and its lockdowns was a key topic at the 2020 New Zealand Psychological Society’s ( NZPsS) first virtual conference and awards recently. The COVID-19 virus ... More >>

Sexual abuse prevention research wins award

Tuesday, 3 September 2019, 12:55 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

University of Auckland psychologist, Dr Gwenda Willis, is this year’s recipient of the Hunter Award from the New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS). More >>

Children with Learning Difficulties Missing Out on Support

Monday, 18 December 2017, 10:23 am | New Zealand Psychological Society

Only school-aged children with extreme needs receive services from an educational psychologist. This means the majority of children and young people with a wide range of learning difficulties are missing out on timely and needs-based access to educational ... More >>

Psychologists Concerned About Defence Industry Forum

Tuesday, 3 October 2017, 10:05 am | New Zealand Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) is concerned that the Defence Industry and National Security Forum is to take place in Wellington this month. This event sponsored by Lockheed Martin, currently the world’s largest arms manufacturer, ... More >>

UNICEF Report Indicates We Need to Do Better for Children

Thursday, 15 June 2017, 2:53 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

New Zealand is a relatively rich country as measured by income per capita. You would think this would be a place where children and young people are flourishing. For many this is not the case. More >>

Psychological Society welcomes Privacy Commissioner’s report

Thursday, 6 April 2017, 4:25 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) welcomes the Privacy Commissioner’s report on the “Inquiry into the Ministry of Social Development’s collection of individual client-level data from NGOs.” The Commissioner shares the concerns of ... More >>

Psychology Week 21-27 November 2016

Wednesday, 16 November 2016, 1:23 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

Psychology week is an opportunity for New Zealanders to think about their own and their community's psychological health and well-being. More >>

NZPsS concerned about Canterbury mental health cutbacks

Friday, 26 February 2016, 2:16 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society (NZPsS) is deeply concerned about planned cutbacks to mental health services in Canterbury. President of the NZPsS, Dr Kerry Gibson, said that she found it hard to believe that cuts are being considered for ... More >>

NZPS Psychology Week 9-15 November

Friday, 30 October 2015, 2:02 pm | New Zealand Psychological Society

The New Zealand Psychological Society is holding its inaugural Psychology Week 9-15 November. The theme of this week is “living life well”. This initiative aims to increase public awareness of how psychology can help people, families/whanau and ... More >>

 
 
 
 
 

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